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XVI Olympic Game, Melbourne 1956
Women, Field
High Jump
1 Mildred McDaniel USA 1.76 WR
2 Maria Pisaryeva URS 1.67  
2 Thelma Hopkins GBR 1.67  
4 Gunhild Larking SWE 1.67  
5 Iolanda Balas ROU 1.67  
6 Michele Mason AUS 1.67  
7 Hermina Geyser AUS 1.64  
8 Jirina Voborilova TCH 1.64  
Long Jump
1 Elzbieta Krzesinska POL 6.35 WR
2 Willye White USA 6.09  
3 Nadezhda Dvalishvili URS 6.07  
4 Erika Fisch FRG 5.89  
5 Marthe Lambert FRA 5.88  
6 Valentina Shaprunova URS 5.85  
7 Beverly Weigel NZL 5.85  
8 Nancy Borwick AUS 5.82  
Shot Put
1 Tamara Tishkevich URS 16.59 OR
2 Galina Zybina URS 16.53  
3 Marianne Werner FRG 15.61  
4 Zinaida Doynikova URS 15.54  
5 Valerie Sloper-Young NZL 15.34  
6 Earlene Brown USA 15.12  
7 Regina Branner AUT 14.60  
8 Nadya Kotlusek YUG 14.56  
Discus Throw
1 Olga Fikotova TCH 53.69 OR
2 Irina Beglyakova URS 52.54  
3 Nina Ponomaryova URS 52.02  
4 Earlene Brown USA 51.35  
5 Albina Yelkina URS 48.20  
6 Isabel Avellan de Neefe ARG 46.73  
7 Jirina Voborilova TCH 45.84  
8 Stepanka Mertova TCH 45.78  
Javelin Throw
1 Ineze Jaunzeme URS 53.86 OR
2 Marlene Ahrens CHI 50.38  
3 Nadezhda Konyayeva URS 50.28  
4 Dana ZŠtopkovŠ TCH 49.83  
5 Ingrid Almqvist SWE 49.74  
6 Urszula Figwer POL 48.16  
7 Erzsebeth Vigh HUN 48.07  
8 Karen Anderson USA 48.00